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  12/31/2012, Tevet 18, 5773

Republican Senator: 'Very, Very Close' to Cliff Deal

According to the Washington Post, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Republican) said on the Senate floor just a short while ago that Congress is “very, very close” to a “fiscal cliff” deal. ”I can report that we’ve reached an agreement on all of the tax — the tax — issues,” he said. “We are very, very close.”